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  1. Ebola research: Fever not a surefire sign of infection
    I think this is the original research paper. It is on the JAMA website. Dig around a little and you can see that 87.1 % of ebola patients in this study presented with a fever. MMS: Error
    Oct 14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Ebola... What'cha Gonna Do When It Comes to You
    I think if ebola really begins to spread in the U.S. we need to have free standing ebola clinics or even free standing emergency room/hospital ebola clinics that are not attached to the main...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. "Houston we have a problem"  This just got very real
    I was thinking the same thing and have been wondering if the fiance of Duncan has come down with any symptoms yet? I haven't seen anything saying one way or another. It seems like she would have...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. Nursing and the Ebola Virus
    Sad about the nurse who is now ill. Prayers to her and her family. CDC is saying there was some apparent breach in the 'protocol'. It will be interesting to see what exactly happened. It does seem...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. Interview at Flagler Hospital
    How did your tests and interview go? Flagler seems like a neat place to work! It is quite a drive from O.P to Flagler Hospital :D I used to live in O.P but live a little north of there now.
    Sep 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I am a nursing student and I would like to go to Med SchoolD
    In order to go to medical school you will need a Bachelors Degree and also to complete the specific pre req's for the specific medical school/s you are trying to get into. It doesn't seem to matter...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Miami FL RN salary?
    You don't say how much experience you have so kinda hard to say for sure. Different hospitals pay a little differently as well. In general FL pays way less than Calif. However, Fl probably costs half...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. Graduate nurse: difficulty finding job.. Emergency Medical Scribe Experience
    I haven't seen the scribes in the ED but I swear there might have been one at my last eye doctor's appt lol. She followed the physician around and wrote down everything that happened and everything...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. New Grad-First Day in the ER--Feeling Overwhelmed and Foolish
    It sounds like you just had a bad case of nerves. It does seem like you have a good preceptor. You will do better as you gain confidence and get used to how things are done. Getting a job in ER right...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. What's the process for moving out of state after licensing??
    I went to school in AZ but we moved right after graduation due to hubbys job. So I licenced in the state where we moved to (NE) but took my actual physical boards in Wyoming because it was the...
    Oct 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Unsupportive fiance...not sure what to do
    I've been married for 26 years. My dh might offer his opinion but in the end he would support what I want to do because he loves me. If he didn't support something I really wanted to do, I would just...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. feeling numb and not sure what's the next step
    I think you need to sit down and make some personal goals. Where do you want your nursing career to go..What kind of patients do you want to work with... What kind of work makes you happy? Then make...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. Questionable Future
    Do you want to stay in nursing? The thing is to look at the big picture. What do you want to do...what are your long term goals? If you want to be a nurse you don't have to stay on the floor. You...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. New Grad Nurse Can't Find Job
    I would try and do some certifications. Certifications are a way to show you go above and beyond the basic training and are staying current. You can also earn CEUs for some. You can do Stoke...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. BSN and Obamacare
    Most likely they will still make everyone get or already have a BSN and not offer to pay for it. There is a glut of nurses with BSNs already and no nursing shortage so they can just pick and choose....
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. I will already have a BS in different field...
    There are some Bachelors to RN programs out there. Do a google seach. There are also some BA to MSN programs that don't require nursing experience like this one Pre-Specialty Entry | Master of...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Work as a CNA first?
    When I was a student (long long time ago lol) I worked as an aid in an acute hospital on Friday and Saturday 3-11 shift. I was going for a BSN at the time and the hospitals would let you work as an...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. I am scared to do CPR
    Think of it this way: What will happen if you do nothing? With life saving activities, doing some type of cpr is probably better than none lol. I get that you want to do everything correctly and you...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. New Grad, coworkers have been rude to patients
    When I was young, my mom was hit by a drunk driver. She was in the hospital and she was in coma for quite a while. She had a traumatic brain injury and is still not the same. She remembered a lot of...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. another chiropractor thinking of RN then to NP
    I think if I had a pre med history, a bachelors, and was not already an RN, I would do a PA program, a MD or DO program, or a Anestheologist Assistant program (I like this option) The Ultimate site...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Planning early - advice would be appreciated
    If you have an RN and a BA in something else, I believe there are some RN to MSN programs out there that you could do. I think Vanderbilt used to have a RN to MSN program but there are others. This...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. CRNA GPA
    I took more sciences after my BSN. They were not graduate courses. I took gen chem 2, organic chem 1 and I am now in org chem2. I took physics 1 and now taking physics 2. I also took bio 2 &...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  23. Doing favors or giving gifts for patients: Unacceptable?
    I would do personal favors in certain situations but I would be discreet about it. Say, if you bought someone something don't give it to them in front of the other patients becausse it might make...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. 200 job applications and no interviews can you help me with my resume
    On my resume under the work experience, I always put the position title first then the dates, place of employment etc. You don't really have to put your gpa in the cover letter. You could put honors,...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  25. Increased nurse staff levels tied to lower odds of Medicare readmissions penalties, s
    Nurses have more time to actually teach with less patients. I'm not talking about one on one but say in Med Surg, you have 6-7 instead of 10 with no nurses aid or only one aid for 40 patients etc....
    Oct 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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